With fewer sections, the 2017 edition will hinge on a backbone of quality and consolidation of the fair as a hub for the discovery of new talents and contents, with almost one third of the Fair focusing on the presentation of one or two artists.
Claudio Correa’s installation Liberty, Equality, Fatality places within the revolutionary utopia the precarious reality of immigration in the twenty-first century. The work is a scale model of a ship, similar to the ones that brought the first immigrants to Chile in the nineteenth century, with the sound of three Latin American adaptations of La Marseillaise.
Latin American immigrants sing La Marseillaise at the National Fine Arts Museum in Chile
The exhibition is moving due to the patient and painstaking treatment of wood, granite, and acrylic, due to the result of that work—pieces with striking presence and meaning— and due to fifty-one years of coherent production in sculpture that addresses the questions of material, form, and symbol.
Jorge Gamarra Retrospectiva: materia/forma/símbolo
ArtexArte - Fundación Alfonso y Luz Castillo presents a group exhibition with works by José Luis Cuevas, YaelMartínez, and Rodrigo Sánchez.
Relatos de la desolación en México. ArtexArte
La feria de arte especializada en fotografía inauguró su décima segunda edición con la presencia de ministros, curadores, coleccionistas y la primera dama.
Buenos Aires Photo inauguró su nueva edición
we inform our readers that Uruguayan art dealer Jorge Castillo passed away this morning.
Uruguayan art dealer Jorge Castillo passed away this morning.
The most important contemporary art fairs in Latin America announces participating galleries in its new edition.
ARTBO announces participating galleries in its 2016 Main Section
The works from the 14th edition of the Grants & Commissions Program will be exhibited from September 8 – October 30, 2016
Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation presents Liquid Sensibilities
tepeu choc’s lines behave, act, and are the horizon of a new landscape, or its skeleton, while being in transit from point A to point B and serve to make evident that movement.
the 9.99 gallery presents Sections & Fragments by tepeu choc
The exhibition is organized in collaboration with MALBA, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and curated by Agustín Pérez Rubio, Artistic Director. It will be opened from Oct. 27 to Feb. 12.
General Idea: Broken Time. The first Latin American Retrospective at Museo Jumex
Curated by Carla Lucini, Franchy’s first solo exhibition in New York features a site-specific installation of her most recent collage works and prints.
The Chimney present Vertical Horizons by Peruvian artist Nicole Franchy
Rosana Simonassi presents in MACBA a photographic installation that brings together the whole of the Reconstruction series, begun in 2012.
MACBA presents ‘The end of appearance’ by Rosana Simonassi
The Museum of Arts and Design has announced that Jorge Daniel Veneciano, former executive director of New York City’s El Museo del Barrio, will join the institution as its new director. He will take up the position on October 3.
Museum of Arts and Design Appoints Jorge Daniel Veneciano as Director
The fourth edition of Gallery Weekend México will take place September 23rd through 25th, 2016.
Revista Código presents Gallery Weekend Mexico 2016
Lydia Okumura: Situations is the first solo museum exhibition of the Brazilian-born artist.
The UB Art Galleries present Lydia Okumura: Situations
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced that Pedro Reyes will launch a new residency program as the institution’s inaugural Dasha Zhukova Distinguished Visiting Artist. Beginning in the fall, Reyes will teach a studio course titled “The Reverse Engineering of Warfare.”
Pedro Reyes Named MIT’s Inaugural Dasha Zhukova Distinguished Visiting Artist
The show focuses on his historical works, that is, works from the sixties and early seventies; it features works in acrylic and paintings key to the artist’s career.
Rogelio Polesello: Advertencia óptica
Love Relics is an exhibition of photographs and videos documenting the ceremonial burning of 12 treasured objects associated with love. The exhibition will be on view at Nohra Haime Gallery from September 13th - October 15th, and marks the Colombian artist's first major collaboration with the Gallery in New York.
Nohra Haime Gallery presents Love Relics by Adriana Marmorek
Voluspa Jarpa on exhibit at the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires is based on declassified CIA documents about fourteen Latin American countries
Voluspa Jarpa: En nuestra pequeña región de por acá
Art Basel announced that it will partner with the city of Buenos Aires for its Art Basel Cities initiative. Together with the city, Art Basel will develop and host a vibrant and content-driven program of events.
Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires will be the first partner city for new Art Basel initiative
With this exhibit Galería Alterna open its doors in collaboration with artists like Iván Abreu. Tlahuac Mata and Diego Pérez.
Alterna gallery presents Ley de los Grandes Números by Ernesto Walker
Homo Ludens is a group show curated by Ricardo Sardenberg open from 31 August until 5 November at Galeria Luisa Strina, Brasil.
Galeria Luisa Strina presents Homo Ludens
The exhibition is curated by Andrea Hinteregger De Mayo and includes with works by Adán Vallecillo, Bruno Baptistelli, Elena Damiani, Engel Leonardo, Johanna Unzueta, Michael Günzburger, Monika Bravo, Montez Magno, Omar Barquet, Otto Berchem.
Von Bartha Basel Showroom presents Everyday Alchemy
Titled Incerteza viva [Live Uncertainty], the 32 nd Bienal de São Paulo will focus on notions of “uncertainty” and “entropy” to reflect on the current conditions of life in times of constant change and the strategies offered by contemporary art to harbor or inhabit uncertainties.
Bienal de São Paulo inaugurates its new edition
Jaime Davidovich, a video and installation artist based in New York who, before many others, recognized the emergence of cable TV in the 1970s as a polymorphous medium that could serve artists—and viewers—in extraordinary ways, died today from pancreatic cancer.
Argentine artist Jaime Davidovich dead
The 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, funded by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation) and curated by DIS, will seek to materialize the paradoxes that increasingly make up the world in 2016: the virtual as the real, nations as brands, people as data, culture as capital, wellness as politics, happiness as GDP, and so on.
9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
BAphoto is the largest art fair geared to photography in the region. In its over ten years of existence, BAphoto has worked to further the development of photography in the larger art field and to valorize its production on an international level. The 2016 edition of the fair is the first to be held in La Rural; over forty galleries will participate.
BAphoto announces the galleries participating in its Main Section for the 2016 edition
The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) announced that Dr. Agustín Arteaga has been appointed as its Eugene McDermott Director. Arteaga currently serves as the director of the Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL) in Mexico City.
Agustín Arteaga appointed director of Dallas Museum of Art
Peisajovich looks to Seurat’s color studies and his approach to the division of tones on the basis of the position of highlights of color to incite, at a distance, certain combinations on the retina.
Karina Peisajovich: Background. Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery, Miami
The Museum of Contemporary Arts Detroit (MOCAD) is excited to announce a new initiative, the Curatorial Fellowship for Diversity in the Arts.
Call for applications: Curatorial Fellowship for Diversity in the Arts
ArtCenter/South Florida announced the appointment of Natalia Zuluaga as the new Artistic Director. In her new role at ArtCenter, she will work with the Executive Director on debuting new, expanded levels of programming, artist residencies, community outreach and events.
ArtCenter/South Florida Appoints Natalia Zuluaga as Artistic Director
The exhibition features the diversity of Bharti Kher’s practice, incorporating elements of painting, photography and sculpture
Bharti Kher at Vancouver Art Gallery
Newly transformed space unveiled with solo exhibitions by Ugo Rondinone, Mika Rottenberg and Pascale Marthine Tayou
The Bass unveils transformed space
Es Baluard invites artist Ana Laura Aláez to take part in the 2016 edition of "Nit de l'Art".
Es Baluard presents Trans-Estatua by Ana Laura Aláez
Pérez Art Museum Miami open the first major exhibition focused on Jean-Michel Basquiat’s notebooks
PAMM presents Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks
EVA International – Ireland’s Biennial is pleased to announce that Inti Guerrero has been appointed as the Curator of the 38th edition of EVA International in 2018.